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Nov 12, 2012 12:00am EST
on a trip to the gulf. members offered glages to president obama on winning the u.s. presidential election. other questions focused on the british economy, cuts within the health service, and relations in the united states. this is about 35 minutes. >> order. questions for the prime minister. mr. ian wright. >> number one, mr. speaker,. >> mr. speaker, i've been asked to reply, the house will know my right honorable friend the prime minister is on the official overseas visit to the middle east. mr. speaker, the whole house will wish to join and contribute to the two british soldiers that were killed in afghanistan last week. lieutenant edward baxter and lance corporal of first battalion royal gurkha rifles. our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the brave servicemen. any particularly poignant we force all. we will once again are reminded of the remarkable job our armed forces do to ensure our safety and security. >> for the more the house will wish to join me in paying tribute to david black the officer shot and killed last friday. that's why right honorable friend the seco
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm EST
, moving on as we must i would echo the comments on the u.s. election and congratulate mr. obama on his victory. it's good to see a leader re-elected in difficult times. would the deputy prime minister indulge me, alongside emerging markets in the middle east britain should look to strengthen economic and trade ties to the u.s. with a new trade deal as we seek to boost our recovery and maybe start one across the channels? >> i agree with you and i think the lesson of the presidential elections in the states is the voters' memories are longer than members seem to think because voters when it comes to casting a vote remember who created the mess in the first place and who has to do the painstaking and difficult, yes, longer than we hoped job of sorting out the mess. and of course there is so much we need to do to work together with the new obama administration and he talks about trade. i'd like to see a new e.u.-u.s. free trade agreement which would spur economic growth in both our economies and also for instance was delighted to hear overnight president obama singled out his commitment t
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